Benefits of Snowshoe Running (video)

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Here is a great video (and accompanying article) by Canadian Running Magazine from last year about the benefits of Snowshoe Running and some helpful tips. Canadian Running Magazine (Published on Jan 24, 2013) Last Saturday, about 50 runners gathered on a crisp morning for a snowshoe race at … [Read more...]

Snowshoe running helps winter training

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Deen Karim of Canadian Running Magazine was at the Dion Frontenac Park Snowshoe Race on January 19, 2013 and posted this article on the Canadian Running Magazine website on the benefits of snowshoe running. Be sure to check out the video below as well that accompanied the article. … [Read more...]

Frontenac Park: Slide Lake

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Frontenac Park is a very special place. Slide Lake features some of the most rugged, remote and technical trails in the park. The footing can be a real challenge, so we sometimes don't find ourselves running there as often as the north end of the park. When we do run Slide Lake though we are always … [Read more...]

Snowshoe Run & January Training Update

Shadow of a Happy Snowshoe Runner

A couple of days ago we had the biggest snowfall of the year so far with a pretty substantial snowstorm. All of my routes are now kind of plugged up with snow again and I'm back to doing all runs on snowshoes...which is fine by me. I've been pretty busy lately and haven't had much time to post my … [Read more...]

Friday Morning Snowshoe Run

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Usually Friday's are a light recovery day for me, however with the beautiful big snowflakes falling and ideal snowshoe running conditions, I just couldn't stay inside. Even though I'd done a fairly hard snowshoe tempo run last night, this was one of the most enjoyable snowshoe runs I've had all … [Read more...]

Fit For Two TV Interview

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Brock Pickens from Fit For Two TV interviewed me last week, asking questions about snowshoe running, ultra marathons, nutrition, my streak and if the Bruins will win the Stanley Cup this year. Check out Fit For Two TV regularly as they cover a wide variety of fitness, health and nutritional … [Read more...]

Snowshoe Maker: Profile on Bob Dion

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Snowshoe Maker from WGBY on Vimeo. A profile on Bob Dion including the history of Dion Snowshoes and how they are made. … [Read more...]

Fit For Two TV – Dion Snowshoe Demo

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Here is a short demo and review that Brock and Marta of Fit For Two TV did recently on Dion Running Snowshoes. I also did an interview with Brock today that will be aired next week. I will post the link once it is on the Fit For Two TV website. … [Read more...]

2011 Dion Frontenac Park Snowshoe Race – Results

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  The first race of the 2011 Dion Eastern Ontario Snowshoe Running Series took place on Sunday, January 16, 2011 with the Dion Frontenac Snowshoe Race . The race was held in ideal snowshoe running conditions just north of Sydenham at Frontenac Provincial Park Taylor Murphy was the top male … [Read more...]

2011 Dion Frontenac Park Snowshoe Race – Preview

Dion Snowshoe Demo Day

Interview with CKWS TV for the 2011 Dion Frontenac Park Snowshoe Race. Online registration is now closed, but you can still sign up on race day (Sunday, January 16th) at Frontenac Park. … [Read more...]